Cole Memorial Welcomes Dr. Sorlien


Sarah Sorlien, MD, recently joined Anesthesiologists Christan Caramia, MD, and Phong Nguyen, DO, at Cole Memorial’s Surgical Suite.

Dr. Sorlien received a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematical Economics from Brown University in Rhode Island prior to completing her Doctorate in Medicine at the University of Maryland’s School of Medicine. She completed an internship in Internal Medicine there as well. Dr. Sorlien also conducted a residency in Anesthesiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Dr. Sorlien brings over 25 years of medical experience in anesthesiology and pain management. In addition to her recent experience as a Staff Anesthesiologist, Dr. Sorlien was an Assistant Professor at Temple University Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology in Philadelphia.

Dr. Sorlien has co-authored several abstracts and exhibits related to neuro-anesthesia, patient outcomes and anesthesia safety. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology.

The care provided by Cole Memorial’s highly-skilled anesthesiology team extends beyond the operating room. They conduct preoperative assessments of patients, an evaluation process that carefully considers both the patient’s current state of health and the planned surgical procedure that allows physician anesthesiologists to make judgments about the safest anesthesia plan for each individual patient. Physician anesthesiologists care for the well-being of the patient postoperatively while the patient emerges from the effects of anesthesia. Additionally, they are often involved in the management of acute postoperative pain.

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